Rob Williams

Rob is the Chief Executive Officer at War Child UK, who work with children in conflict areas providing protection, education, and livelihood support. He has twenty years experience of helping civilian populations recover from conflict and natural disasters.

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Half the victims of rape in conflict zones are children

They target the child to terrorize the parent

South Korea ferry disaster: Harrowing footage emerges of students aboard sinking ferry

The video, which was found on a phone belonging to Park Su-hyeon, 17, shows the students initially joking before becoming gradually more concerned

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Sailor Harrison Okene was able to survive for more than 60 hours in an upturned boat 30 metres below the surface

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At least 125 people have been executed in Iran since Hassan Rouhani took office

Amnesty urges Iran to halt second attempt to execute man who 'survived hanging'

The 37-year-old man, identified only as 'Alireza M', was initially 'put to death' at the regime's Bojnourd prison last Wednesday

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